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W.S. Cumby Vice President, Mike O’Brien, was recently interviewed for a short documentary to promote merit shop construction. The video, currently titled “Built on Merit”, will highlight success stories from Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter members while focusing on the scope of projects ABC members have constructed locally. The intended audience is construction users, including private owners and public...
W.S. Cumby recently completed an 18,000 SF core and shell renovation of a Class A office building at the McKee Plaza in Springfield, Pennsylvania. W.S. Cumby worked alongside architecture and interior design firm Meyer in updating the exterior façade and mechanical systems of this 1960’s original bank building which was later converted into office space. W.S. Cumby Project Manager Brett Heisey, LEED AP BD+C, said, “Our team, along with Meyer and...
The Danawell Residence Hall at Swarthmore College was recently awarded “Best in Education” at the 2016 IIDA PA/NJ/DE Design Awards. Connecting two existing dormitories, the new 73-bed addition provides larger and accessible living spaces, while smoothly blending into the College’s campus and adjacent Crum Woods. JacobsWyper Architects’ dynamic design, which includes a new 1,800 SF multi-purpose room with 4 large Nanawall units and an exterior...
W.S. Cumby, Builders and Construction Managers, was recently awarded a new construction and renovation project at Waverly Heights, a retirement community in Gladwyne, PA. Erik Fay, W.S. Cumby Vice President, said, “W.S. Cumby is delighted to embark on a new residence building and commons improvements for Waverly Heights. As one of the premier retirement living communities on the Main Line, we are excited to help improve their facilities with...
W.S. Cumby, Builders and Construction Managers, will be hosting a Job Fair for residents of Trenton, NJ on Tuesday, July 26, 2016 from 1:00PM to 4:00PM at the site of the future Roebling Lofts, 71 Clark Street, Trenton, New Jersey 08611. The purpose of the job fair is to provide employment opportunities to residents of Trenton with trade contractors who are seeking additional workers to complete the project. Job applicants will be screened to...
W.S. Cumby recently held a Summer BBQ event at The Cumby Building in Springfield with subcontractors in celebration of the firm's 35th anniversary. "We are extremely proud and thankful for the relationships we have built with the subcontractor community over the past thirty-five years. It is the dedication, craftsmanship and hard work of our subcontractors that make our projects successful and each client satisfied. We look forward to many more...
Forbes magazine recently released their listing of the top Colleges and Universities in America. Swarthmore College and Haverford College both cracked the Top 25 coming in at numbers 10 and 23 respectively. This is Forbes' ninth annual list in which they ranked 660 Colleges and Universities. "We look at factors that directly concern students (and their families): Are current undergrads satisfied? Is it likely I'll graduate on time or incur a ton...
From “Realizing The Vision” by Ryan Dougherty of Swarthmore College Cutting the ribbon on The Inn at Swarthmore on Wednesday evening, the College embarked on the next chapter of its history and its partnership with the borough. “After much time, effort, and energy, this new inn, restaurant, and community and campus store link the College and borough in exciting new ways,” says President Valerie Smith . “I’m so excited to be here at this...
W.S. Cumby is pleased to announce the addition of Brian Reyner, LEED AP, to the W.S. Cumby team as Senior Estimator. This is Brian’s second stint with W.S. Cumby as he was previously employed from 2007 to 2013. Previous projects with W.S. Cumby include Lakeside Graduate Housing for Princeton University, Bern Schwartz Gymnasium renovation for Bryn Mawr College, The Morris Arboretum Horticulture Center for the University of Pennsylvania, Princetel...
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W.S. Cumby, Builders and Construction Managers, along with the design team of KSK Architects, Planners, and Historians, Crowell Design, Bruce E. Brooks & Associates, Keast & Hood Structural Engineers and Davis d’Ambly, received a Grand Jury Award for Trinity Episcopal Church in Princeton, New Jersey at the 2016 Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia Achievement Awards. The Alliance’s Preservation Achievement Awards event is an...

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